Category: Bluegrass recording news

New CD, new bassist for Tyler Williams Band

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tyler Williams is a gifted bluegrass singer and multi-instrumentalist residing in the fertile musical hills of East Tennessee. Though born in Central Ohio, Williams has made his home in the Johnson City area for some time, where he performs regularly with his own band. Like many acoustic […]


Gospel project coming from Feller & Hill

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

An awful lot of bluegrass bands use the time between Thanksgiving and New Years to either work on new material, or concentrate on holiday themed shows. People get into the Christmas mood, and venues and audiences alike want to focus on that spirit. For Feller […]


Cold Chocolate releases second CD

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boston’s Cold Chocolate has released their second CD, and first full-length project. The eponymous album contains 11 new songs from the band, and a John Hartford cover. Unlike so many Boston-area bands who form within one of the city’s many institutions of higher learning, this bunch […]


Double single release from The Stetson Family

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Australia’s Stetson Family has released a double single, a pair of songs from their upcoming album due in late April. It’s meant to recall the old days when a single meant a 45 RPM vinyl release with two songs, one on either side. The Stetsons […]


Seasonal Hire from the Twigs in February

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The growth of popularity for old time string band music has been one of the most encouraging signs in the music business this past few years. Is there anything more lonesome than the sound of old time banjo and fiddle, along with an enthusiastic rhythm […]


The Simple Truth from Jeff Austin

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yep Roc Records has announced February 10, 2015 as the release date for The Simple Truth, the debut solo project from Jeff Austin following his departure from Yonder Mountain String Band this year. Yonder fans should find a lot to like in this new record, […]


Mountain Hallelujah – Junior Sisk for Christmas

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chris Burton, a bluegrass musician and songwriter from Roanoke, VA, has released a debut single from his upcoming album. It has a timely theme for this season of the year, featuring a familiar voice and sound. That’s because while Chris wrote the song and plays banjo on the […]


Brotherhood coming in February

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has announced February 24, 2015 as the release date for Brotherhood, their first project with The Gibson Brothers. The title refers to the album’s concept, which is a tribute to the many great brother duet teams that have paved the way for what […]


New Punch Brothers track – I Blew It Off

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Punch Brothers are fixin’ to come rarin’ back in 2015, with a new album and tour announced starting in February. A single track has been released today on video as a tease. It’s a grass-pop ballad sure to whet the appetite of Punch Brothers fans everywhere. […]


More Doyle in 2015

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

January 20, 2015 has been announced as the release date for In Session, the next Mountain Home album from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. It will feature 12 new tracks from the current edition of Quicksilver: Joe Dean on banjo, Josh Swift on resonator guitar, Eli […]